Tag European Union
16 Sep

Joint Statement on the Proposal for the European Media Freedom Act

ECPMF has joined a group of journalists’, media freedom, and human rights organisations to welcome the European Commission's initiative to strengthen the free and pluralistic media system and the commitment to protect journalists and editorial independence within the European Union through the publication of the European Media Freedom Act.

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5 Jul

Access to Information Laws: an essential tool to uphold Media Freedom

Freedom of Information Acts, sometimes referred to as Access to Information Laws or Transparency Acts, are pieces of legislation which allow citizens to request information held by public authorities, but how do they work in practice?

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24 May

Save the Date: European Anti-SLAPP Conference 2022

ECPMF and the Coalition Against SLAPPs in Europe (CASE) will organise the European Anti-SLAPP Conference under the patronage of the European Parliament on 20 October 2022.

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9 May

Open Letter: Safeguarding peace and democracy in Europe through a strong European Media Freedom Act

To mark Europe Day 2022, ECPMF joined an open letter to European Commissioners Vera Jourová, Thierry Breton and Margrethe Vestager to call on the Commission to take an ambitious approach to the European Media Freedom Act.

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20 Apr

CASE Press Briefing on EU Anti-SLAPP Proposals

Members of the Coalition Against SLAPPs in Europe (CASE) have announced that they will host a press briefing on 28 April at 11:00 CEST in response to the European Commission’s proposed measures to tackle SLAPPs in Europe. 

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28 Mar

Controlling the Message: Challenges for independent reporting in Greece

On 28/03/22, the Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) published the report “Controlling the Message: Challenges for independent reporting in Greece”, which details the findings and recommendations of its online fact-finding mission to Greece.

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21 Mar

Civil society recommendations for an ambitious Rule of Law Report

ECPMF has joined a group of 25 CSOs to list a set of recommendations to strengthen the European Commission's 2022 Rule of Law Report.

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9 Mar

Act now – Call to open up company and beneficial ownership registers across Europe

ECPMF has joined 127 leading transparency, anti-corruption, journalist, and open data organisations to call upon the European Union Institutions and Member States to act now and open up all company and beneficial ownership registers across the EU to the public.

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21 Feb

Mapping Media Freedom records 626 violations in 2021

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1 Feb

CSOs and SLAPP victims deliver 200,000-strong petition to EU Commission Vice-President

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